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. proposing a law to effectively overturn roe v. wade by giving equal protection to unborn fetuses. but paul is also trying to broaden his appeal. today he announced he supports a pathway to legal status for the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the u.s. >> republicans need to become parents of a new future with latino voters or we will need to resign ourselves to being a permanent minority status. >> reporter: this is a surprising move for a republican backed by tea party voters many of whom po pose such a proposal but he is looking to 2016 and will need more than a loyal but small fan base to get there. >> thanks very much. i'll see you in a little while. senator paul is joining us live from capitol hill. senator, thanks very much for coming in. >> we just need clarification. your immigration proposal you outlined today does that call for a pathway to eventual citizenship for those 11 or 12 million illegal immigrants in the united states? >> the main reason i felt i had to add my own proposal to the bipartisan proposal is my proposal adds border security and ensures that border securit
and be activist on it? are you going to go home to ohio and say let's change this state law and get rid of the ban on gay marriage which is probably one of the most sweeping in the country? >> well, people are going to know my position. but as you know, i've never really been involved in this issue one way or the other. i have voted consistent with again my beliefs at the time. >> reporter: but does your son and the new experience with your son change that? will you be active on it? >> you know, i'm kind of an economic policy walk. that's why i got in this business. that's what i've always focused on. how to get the economy going, get jobs back, and i spent hours this week in the budget committee. i'll be going back soon. the budget is on the floor next week. and those will continue to be the issues that i'll put my primary focus on. >> reporter: what do you say to a gay constituent in ohio who says, i'm so glad he changed his position but why did it take him learning that he has a gay son? why didn't he as my representative care about my rights before that? >> well, i would say that, you know, i'
rewarding them for breaking the line or breaking the law. without rewarding them for cutting in front of the line so they don't have a special and unique pathway so that those who came here legally who paid the fines and waited patiently are not penalized by letting people cut in front of them. i think there is a way to do this and i would call it earned legalization status. i think there is a way to do that. i think the rubio reforms -- >> is it just legalization status or eventually under certain conditions citizenship? >> well, sure. i'm just saying no special pathway for rewarding lawmakers. i think there is a way of regularizing this process so people can get in the back of the line and become a citizen just like anybody else does in society. we just don't want to reward them by giving them an advancement in the line in front of all the people who have been waiting patiently and playing by the rules. >> do you support any new restrictions on guns? >> well, i think the loophole issue is one that is going to be debated here in the house, which is are we getting at the fact that peo
statute. i have certain powers under state law that allow me to transcend some of the duties typically held by a chief executive but the mayor is still the mayor. i think of myself as exactly what the statute says i am, an emergency financial manager. >> if i may emphasize it was great the mayor was a participant today in the news conference. >> yes. >> we wanted him to be a strong partner in this effort and it was great to have mayor bing with us today. >> how likely is it, governor, and i'll let mr. orr respond, how likely is it this could be a huge bankruptcy in the works right now for detroit unless you guys come up with a specific plan that is going to be very bitter for a lot of folks there. >> again the goal isn't to go into bankruptcy. the goal is to solve the problem. that is the focus kevyn is going to have and one reason i was excited to get him onboard. he is one of the best restructuring bankruptcy people in the country and to make people know this is serious but the goal is to work together as a team, go to creditors, work through this in a constructive, positive process
bloomberg is now taking aim at tobacco, again. he wants a first of its kind city law to force stores to hide cigarettes and tobacco products, under counters, behind curtains, in drawers, but not in plain sight. he explained his push on cnn's "the lead" with jake tapper. >> trying to deglamourtize, don't remind them, don't make it look like a normal product. cigarettes are not a normal product. >> reporter: the main goal is to get teen smoking rates to drop. the city says they've remained flat since 2007. tobacco shops like this one could be exempt because kids under 18 aren't allowed in. new york has led an aggressive fight against smoking and became one of the first cities to ban it in bars and restaurants. it now touts the drop in smoking rates, but it's not convincing retailers. the new york state association of convenience stores says the notion of forcing licensed, tax collecting, law-abiding retailers to hide their tobacco inventory is patently absurd. at the skyline deli, where a pack of cigarettes can cost almost $14 because of high taxes, muhammad akandi worries about the bottom lin
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